Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Evenki

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Evenki Wikipedia[edit]

submitted verification final decision
This proposal has been rejected.
This decision was taken by the language committee in accordance with the Language proposal policy based on the discussion on this page.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

this project is not proposed/supported by any person with an active knowledge of the language
Proposal summary
  • Language details: Evenki (Эвэнки, Evenki, evn ISO 639-3)
  • Editing community: Budelberger (P), Chonko (N)
    List your user name if you're interested in editing the wiki. Add "N" next to your
    name if you are a native speaker of this language.
  • Relevant pages: development wiki project
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None of the Tungusic languages has its own Wikipedia ; they are almost all extinct, except Evenki (29,000 speakers ; « Ethnologue report » reports : « Language use : Vigorous. They maintain native language and customs. It has official regional recognition in China. ») and Xibe (30,000 speakers ; « taught as a second language »).

Arguments in favour[edit]

Let the Evenks living in Russia, Mongolia and China that this request is waiting for them ! --Budelberger 15:23, 14 December 2008 (UTC) ().[reply]

Arguments against[edit]

What is the point of requesting a project if nobody is there to support it ? Thanks, GerardM 16:02, 14 December 2008 (UTC)[reply]

You are alone, they are 29,000… They live in Russia, Mongolia and China, and none of the Wikipedias had a link to the Evenki test in their « Evenki language » article. I ask mn, sah etc. Wikipedia to create this article with this link. You don't like foreign languages, I love them. --Budelberger 16:45, 14 December 2008 (UTC) ().[reply]
It appears you have your research wrong on GerardM... Siebrand 17:42, 14 December 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Other discussion[edit]

I have the offer to work to the Chonko in an incubator, and then to submit the new Requests. --HalanTul 01:15, 15 January 2009 (UTC)[reply]

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